Presidents Park: National Tree Lighting

Celebrate with DC

This year marks the 86th year for the "National Christmas Tree Lighting" at Presidents Park. Each year thousands gather together around the Christmas tree to enjoy entertainment and be in the company of friends and family. So if you're new to the area, you've never made it out before, or maybe it's a tradition for you; this year is going to have an amazing … [Read more...]

Tips on Decorating From Wall To Winter

Wreaths are a perfect touch for holiday decor

Decorating for the winter can be a lot of fun. The colors and patterns will definitely put you in the winter spirit. I love decorating especially during the winter season. Here are a few tips to help you bring the flavor to your55 Hundred apartments this winter. First thing to consider when decorating is color- which colors work and which ones don’t. … [Read more...]

How to Go Green During the Winter


Lately, most everyone is trying to do their part to help save the environment and preserve the earth we inhabit. Everybody is “going green” in an effort to right all the wrongs people have done toward the planet over the years. If you’re wondering how you and your family can do your part to save the planet this winter, residents of 55 Hundred, check … [Read more...]

Get Ready For Black Friday

Will you shop 'til you drop on Black Friday?

Some people do it for the thrill, most do it for the sale. Do you know the story behind Black Friday? I sure didn't and was curious to know, here's a bit of the story. "The term 'Black Friday' was coined in the 1960s to mark the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. 'Black' refers to stores moving from the 'red' to the 'black,' back when accounting … [Read more...]

More Options for $1 Bus Fares Out of DC

Megabus: Expanding to more cities

There's great news about American's traveling more, AAA is reporting travel is up as much as 11%, which is great for the economy.  If you are still doing your best to watch what you spend, yet would like to go visit family or friends, or even go on a quick getaway, can probably help you stay on a budget. is offering bus fares for … [Read more...]